Published February 5th by Barry Eisler (first published July 14th ) .. I read this one under the name “Hard Rain” and it is #2 of the John Rain series. Rain #2. Previously published as Hard Rain (US) and Blood From Blood (UK). ” a superlative job entertaining and suspenseful enough to keep you turning. Summary and reviews of Hard Rain by Barry Eisler, plus links to a book excerpt from Hard Rain and author biography of Barry Eisler.

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Rain’s asides about trade craft are nifty, and, yes, the action is exciting. That just doesn’t compute as far as Rain is concerned.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Hes basically someone you wouldn’t want to meet! Crossroads Choices John Rain is at a crossroads.

Eisler lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and, when he’s eieler writing novels, blogs about torture, civil liberties, and the rule of law. He’s not uber-cool all the time. He can be so heartless and cold, but then he cares too deeply. John Rain, the child of a Japanese father and an American mother, grew up in two cultures, but was never a part of either.

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It felt like a paranoid Joe Friday having a conversation with himself that was frequently interrupted with extended exposition or Japanese to unnecessarily translate.


Eines seiner Opfer war sogar ein Kind. He wasn’t supposed to contact Rain, just find him. Keanu Reeves will portray the iconic character as well as serve as the executive producer alongside Eisler, Chad Stahelskiand David Leitch.

Martin’s Press in order to go the self-publishing route pioneered by his colleague Joe Konrath and others. Hes a cold, calculating, killer for hire. How to read Rick Riordan series? Please help improve it by removing promotional content and inappropriate external linksand by adding encyclopedic content written from a neutral point of view. I like this character and this is the only set of books I have read about Japan.

Mortal Agony and Kill Kill Kill. Rain is John Rain barrg a hard character to like. This article contains content that is written like an advertisement. It’s also a great look into the modern culture of Japan even if the geopolitical outlook is overwrought.

The story is set in Japan and has the added benefit of discussing a lot of Japanese culture. Verglichen mit dem ersten Buch hat mir das zweite weniger gefallen. Ships from and sold by OK Stuff. How to read Susan Wittig Albert series? Hes in love with Japan and takes you on a tour.

Eisler has created a great character in John and Tatsu – love that relationship and I personally am glad I have the next 4 novels in the series awaiting me in my library! Me is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.

Retrieved 5 April Learn how your comment data is processed. Retrieved 12 April Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. This time Rain is a bit more human. The New York Times. It’s a war Rain can’t win, but also one he can’t afford to lose–a war where the distinctions between friend and foe and truth and deceit are as murky as the rain-slicked streets of Tokyo. Sold by brt and ships from Amazon Fulfillment.


Rain FallEisler’s first book about Japanese-American Vietnam vet John Rain, a hired assassin for government agencies in Tokyo and Washington, worked so well that the author wisely decided to keep all the elements intact in this captivating follow-up.

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After completing law school, Eisler joined the CIAwhere he trained for three years afterward and held a covert position with the Directorate of Operations. This is good espionage fiction that serves up healthy examples of the genre’s attractions. How to read Craig Johnson series?

Every novel is top notch, provided you share my predilection for this sort of character. Want to Read saving….

The way Eisler does it, though, got to me.

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Roy Grace Books in Order: Another good one in the John Rain series, although I’ve been reading them out-of-order. Books of the Week. To be honest, John Rain scares me.

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